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Lascaris
SIGNED/Ltd 60; Golden Cockerel Press - GOLDEN BED OF KYDNO (1935-1st) LASCARIS
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London (1935) Translated by Edward Powys Mathers "PM", illustrated by Lettice Stanford [Waltham Saint Lawrence]. Signed by the Translator on the limitations page. Limited edition of 200, though only 60 of those were in this morocco binding. First edition, lettered "D" and signed by Mathers, inscribed "ex-editio Rascales' copy for PM" (no additional signed set of prints with this copy, though the rare original prospectus is included, foxed). Folio, bound in the original crimson morocco, decorated in gilt, edges of the boards darkened. Gold endpapers. Block edges untrimmed, but clean and tight otherwise internally. A Lesbian tale in verse, apparently written in the early nineteenth century in two parts and telling the tale supposedly from the late nineteenth century of a lady calling herself Kydno who, tired of Paris, went by yacht to the Island of Lesbos and had built a magnificent Palace of Memory. THE GOLDEN BED OF KYDNO Lascaris, Evadne Published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London (1935) Translated by Edward Powys Mathers "PM", illustrated by Lettice Stanford [Waltham Saint Lawrence]. Signed by the Translator on the limitations page. Limited edition of 200, though only 60 of those were in this morocco binding. First edition, lettered "D" and signed by Mathers, inscribed "ex-editio Rascales' copy for PM" (no additional signed set of prints with this copy, though the rare original prospectus is included, foxed). Folio, bound in the original crimson morocco, decorated in gilt, edges of the boards darkened. Gold endpapers. Block edges … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Blofield Books (blofieldbooks) [Norwich, United Kingdom]
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